Apple's New Crop

The company's new computers will turn heads--but can the iMACs turn the company around?

Depending on your point of view, the translucent blue iMac computer introduced by Apple last week is either the coolest or the weirdest-looking personal computer ever made. It's fast, it's cheap, and if you're looking for a cute little PC to go with one of those new Volkswagen Beetles, this is the one.

The only question is, Will the iMac be good enough to save the company? The stakes are that high for Apple, and no one knows better than Apple co-founder and semipermanent "interim" CEO Steve Jobs. "We're the last company left that can bet the company on a new...

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